HR 1207 Hall Of Shame

(C4L) – The following U.S. representatives cosponsored H.R. 1207 but voted against Audit the Fed on a motion to return the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform bill to committee and add back in the thorough Audit. View More Here

The greatest outpouring of money and credit from central banks and governments in history – Bob Chapman

The past two years have seen the greatest outpouring of money and credit from central banks and governments in history. In most countries interest rates cannot fall much lower being presently under 1% or close to zero. You might call this an attempt at fiat money recovery. As a result of pump priming for the past six months or more investors have returned to the same gambling and risk taking they engaged in before, the losses of which caused the world economy to come to the edge of the financial abyss. All sectors of investment are again affected by a casino mentality. Continue reading

Video: House Financial Services Committee APPROVES Bill to Audit the Fed (Rejecting Watt’s Fake Alternate) and Votes to Rein In Foreign Currency Swaps

(CSPAN) – Congressman Watt tried to de-rail the bill to audit the Federal Reserve (H.R. 1207) with a fake alternate bill. See this, this, this and this. Continue reading

Video: Barney Frank vows to “wall off” Fed from monetary scrutiny, warns Bernanke to brace for audit

Barney Frank warns Bernanke that he might be forced to embrace a compromised version of Ron Paul’s ‘Audit the Fed’ bill; promises to “wall off” attempts to examine monetary policy Continue reading

Video: Campaign for Liberty ~ Ron Paul Important News on Audit the Fed HR1207

(C4L) October 31, 2009 – In this Audit the Fed update, Dr. Paul explains what is happening with HR 1207 in the Monetary Policy Subcommittee, describes his plan to protect 1207 in the full Financial Services Committee, and provides ideas on actions we can take to keep Audit the Fed from being watered down.

Financial Machinations: The Global Debt Crisis is Destroying the Economic Structure

Last week the Dow added 1.3%, the S&P 1.5%, the Russell 2000, 0.2% and the Nasdaq 100, 0.7%. Cyclicals rose 2.6%; transports 3.8%; consumers 1.7%; utilities 1.3%, as banks fell 0.3% and broker/dealers fell 0.6%. High tech fell 0.2% semis 1.1%; bitoechs 1.9% and Internets rose 0.2%. Gold bullion rose $3.00 and the HUI was unchanged, but up 47.5% on the year. The USDX, the dollar index fell 1.1% to 75.62. Continue reading

Take America Back From the Banks

Reining in the financial industry’s power and greed will be a long, hard-fought war. But it is one that must be fought Continue reading

The Anti-Fed Revolution Is Happening

(C4L) – As anyone who attended Friday’s Audit the Fed hearing could tell you (or as you could see from watching via the live stream), it was quite the experience. Continue reading

Video: Alan Grayson HR1207 Hearing

“Has the Federal Reserve Ever Tried to Manipulate the Stock Market?”

Independence Needs Independents – Campaign for Liberty

Although America successfully seceded from the British Empire in 1776, today, more than 200 years later, it is in no way “independent.” Its many dependencies include its reliance on debt to finance its operations; it looks to foreign manufacturers to provide basic goods; it is at the mercy of oil sheiks for its energy needs; and, it depends on global and regional organizations like the United Nations, NATO, and other entangling alliances to conduct diplomacy. Continue reading

Federal Reserve rejects request for public review

(RawStory) – The institution which creates and oversees America’s currency wants to keep a “low profile,” according to a published report on Monday, and may willing to dodge the U.S. Treasury in order to do so. Continue reading

Video: Two-Thirds of the House of Representatives Supports HR 1207

(RonPaul) – On Constitution Day 2009, Dr. Paul announces that HR 1207 has reached two-thirds of the House and is now eligible for consideration under suspension of House rules. Continue reading

Congressman Grayson: Fed Secretly “Stuffed” $500 Billion into “Foreign Private Pockets” and Gave $230 Billion to Citi “As a Secret Bailout”

(WashingtonsBlog) – Congressman Alan Grayson gave an interview to Wall Street Cheat Sheet’s Damien Hoffman, which includes the following bombshells: Continue reading

A Review of “End the Fed” by Ron Paul

“The entire federal government,” laments Congressman Ron Paul in his newest book, End the Fed, “is one giant toxic asset at the moment. It certainly has no business telling the private sector how to run its affairs. It is in worse financial shape than all the companies in the private sector put together.” Continue reading

Ron Paul Has the Council on Foreign Relations Worried

Near the start of this year Ron Paul (R-Texas) introduced H.R. 1207, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2009. The bill was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. As of this writing, H.R. 1207 has 282 cosponsors. Continue reading

End the Fed Wars

(LewRockwell) – The US Central Bank, called the Federal Reserve, was created in 1913. Just in time to finance our well intentioned but disastrous intervention in a major European war, against all warnings by our Founding Fathers. Continue reading

No Economic Recovery in Sight: More Financial Chaos Ahead

(Bob Chapman) – The Financial elites are desperate. They are appealing the Bloomberg directive to reveal who received funding to keep from going bankrupt from the Federal Reserve. Continue reading

Video: Rep. Frank – House will pass Ron Paul’s ‘audit the Fed’ bill this year

Powerful House Financial Services Committee chairman says central bank’s lending powers to be ‘curtailed’ Continue reading

Video: Ron Paul on the Freedom Movement

(August 21st, 2009) – “If HR1207 doesn’t pass, the people will be outraged” + “The elite want a global paper currency run by the UN and IMF” + “Even welfare state supporters realize that the system isn’t viable” Continue reading

The Federal Reserve Must Die

“Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value —- zero.” – Voltaire
I’ve read and witnessed various pundits during the Presidential campaign describe Ron Paul as crazy. The corrupt tax and spenders in Congress know their days would be numbered if they followed his vision of government. After reading his tremendously sane rebuke of Ben Bernanke and the policies of his Federal Reserve, I’m reminded of a classic scene from Seinfeld. Continue reading

Video: Geithner – Auditing the Fed is a “line that we don’t want to cross”

In an interview released today by Digg and the Wall Street Journal, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was pressured about the growing popular movement to Audit the Fed spearheaded by Texas Congressman Ron Paul. A visibly uncomfortable Geithner attempts to dismiss the question by stating “I’m sure people understand that you want to keep politics out of monetary policy.” Continue reading

It’s time to drag the Fed out from the shadows and open its books to auditors

The Federal Reserve’s unprecedented intervention into the U.S. economy has inflamed more Americans than almost any other issue in recent memory. More than 75 percent of Americans now support an audit of the Federal Reserve system, and it’s no wonder. Continue reading

Video: Ron Paul – Government Is A Failure

Congressman speaks on martial law, auditing the Fed and running for president in 2012 Continue reading

What the Fed is REALLY Trying to Hide In Fighting an Audit

75% of Americans and at least 276 Congress members and 19 Senators want to audit the Fed, but the Fed is fighting tooth and nail to keep everything hidden. Continue reading

Video: Adam Kokesh on Russia Today Discussing the Fed

(08-03-09) – Congressional candidate Adam Kokesh on RT regarding the Federal Reserve and HR1207. Continue reading

Video: Ron Paul on the Alex Jones Show

(July 29th,2009) – Alex welcomes back to the show Texas Congressman and former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. Paul’s bill, H.R. 1207, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2009, has gained tremendous momentum since it was introduced in the House last February. Continue reading

Even the Wall Street Journal Says “Break up the Fed”

In a sign of the growing movement to end the Fed, the bastion of the economic status quo – the Wall Street Journal – published an OpEd today entitled “Let’s Break Up the Fed” and subtitled “The Federal Reserve has done a terrible job at financial regulation. Why give it more power?”. Continue reading

Gallup Poll: Americans Turning Against Federal Reserve

As momentum builds for Ron Paul’s efforts to audit the Fed, a new Gallup poll shows that Americans are turning against the Federal Reserve, with just 30 per cent saying the agency is doing a good job. Continue reading

What’s the Establishment Got to Hide?

(C4L) – In a puzzling editorial in Friday’s edition, the Washington Post blasted the Federal Reserve Transparency Act as “an unserious answer to a serious question.” The Post, which tends to be predictably liberal and quite bland in its editorial pronouncements, used unusually harsh language, calling the bill “wrongheaded in the extreme.” Continue reading

MSM: No Longer Alone, Ron Paul Fights the Fed

(WSJ) – Rep. Ron Paul usually stands far outside the mainstream in Congress, particularly in his campaign to kill the Federal Reserve. But the Texas Republican now has the bulk of his colleagues standing alongside him in a fight against the central bank’s autonomy. Continue reading

Video: Ron Paul – “The Federal Reserve is a Government Unto Itself”

(C4L) – On Wednesday, July 22, 2009, Dr. Paul appeared on MSNBC to discuss transparency and secrecy at the Federal Reserve, the historic movement to Audit the Fed, and what can be done to ensure HR 1207/S 604 pass the House and Senate. Continue reading

Video: Bernanke – “I Don’t Know” Which Foreign Banks Were Given Half a Trillion

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke was confronted yesterday by Congressman Alan Grayson about which foreign banks were the recipients of Federal Reserve credit swaps, but he was unable to provide an answer as to where over half a trillion dollars had gone. Continue reading

Video: Alan Grayson grills Ben Bernanke on Foreign Lending

(C-SPAN) – Alan Grayson, a Florida Democrat who has been very critical in the past of Fed actions takes it to Bernanke today regarding foreign central bank lending. If the 90 or so Democratic cosponsors of Ron Paul’s HR1207 bill doesn’t convince you that Fed transparency is bipartisan then Grayson’s grilling of Bernanke should. Continue reading

Video: Ron Paul “Hottest Story of the Summer” Audit the Fed!

(RussiaToday) – Congressman Ron Paul and 263 other members of Congress are demanding an investigation into the U.S. Federal Reserve system, igniting a battle between members of Congress and the American financial elite, who say auditing the Fed would result in ‘grave consequences’. Continue reading